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Smart Six

Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Traditional houses and windmill by night, Santorini island sunset
Package rate per person in double room in low season From 1308

This package includes an itinerary ideally suited for those looking to discover Greece’s beautiful landscape while immersing themselves in the country's history. Your journey begins in the cosmopolitan capital of Greece which juxtaposes modern urban architecture with monuments from days long past. The half day tour will give you the opportunity to visit the marvel that is Acropolis, an ancient temple perched splendidly above the city. Your exploration continues with an amazing 4 day cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey.

First stop is Mykonos, an island encompassing the Cycladic spirit with whitewashed houses and windmills. The nightlife alone is a source of attraction for visitors from all round the globe. You will then be transported to Kusadasi, one of Turkey's principle holiday resorts and make an excursion to ancient Ephesus. The comes Patmos, a place of incredible religious importance due to the years John the Revelator spend on the island. Continuing south, you reach Rhodes, the place of the strong contrasts between medieval monuments and traditional elements and lacy beaches next to pine covered mountains. Next stop is Heraklion, the largest city in Crete, where you can experience the traditional Cretan lifestyle, the indescribable delicacies found only on the island and the warm hospitality of the locals. The final stop of your cruise before returning to Athens is Santorini, the most popular island in all of Greece. From its wineries, to the volcanic caldera and the golden sunset, Santorini has a million reasons to become a must-see destination for every traveler. 


Package starting day: Every Saturday (April - October 2020) from Athens

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International flight tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa expenses
  • Port taxes
  • Cruise supplement due to seasonality
  • Customary tips to your drivers, guides and escorts
  • Stayover hotel tax (to be paid directly to the hotel)

*Optional private City Tour or upgrade to Cabin Category at additional cost.

  • Saturday – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Sunday – Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Embark on cruise and visit Mykonos
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our minibus or taxi driver to embark on your cruise.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Tuesday – Kusadasi & Patmos
    First port of call today is the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with a shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02). Then on to the island of Patmos, famous for its Monastery, the Grotto of St. John and the Cave of the Apocalypse.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday – Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with a Medieval Tour of the Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday – Crete (Heraklion) & Santorini
    Visit the island of Crete with an excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the first European civilization. Then on to the volcanic island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Disembarkation in Santorini. Upon your arrival in Santorini you have a transfer to your selected hotel.
    Overnight: Santorini
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Friday & Saturday – Santorini
    TTwo days free to explore Santorini, the volcanic island speculated to have been the Lost Atlantis. Awe-inspiring whitewashed houses perched on rocky cliffs and black sand beaches. A magnificent sunset that turns the horizon orange. Fine local wine and the chance to explore the capital Fira and the picturesque Oia. Need we say more?
    Overnight: Santorini
    Meals: 2 Breakfasts
     
  • Sunday – Return to Athens
    Morning transfer to the port for the ferry back to Athens. On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred from the port to your selected hotel in Athens. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Departure from Athens
    You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.   
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Saturday – Arrival at Athens
    On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred to your hotel by our minibus or taxi driver. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: -
     
  • Sunday – Athens Half Day Sightseeing Tour
    After breakfast we will meet you at your hotel or close by, in order to start the morning Half Day Athens Sightseeing Tour.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Embark on cruise and visit Mykonos
    Morning transfer from your hotel to the port by our minibus or taxi driver to embark on your cruise.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Tuesday – Kusadasi & Patmos
    First port of call today is the Turkish port of Kusadasi, with a shore excursion to Ancient Ephesus (KUS-02). Then on to the island of Patmos, famous for its Monastery, the Grotto of St. John and the Cave of the Apocalypse.
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Wednesday – Rhodes
    Early morning call at the magnificent island of Rhodes, with a Medieval Tour of the Acropolis of Lindos and the Citadel of the Knights (RHO-01).
    Overnight: On board
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     
  • Thursday – Crete (Heraklion) & Santorini
    Visit the island of Crete with an excursion to the Minoan Palace of Knossos, the first European civilization. Then on to the volcanic island of Santorini, believed to be the lost continent of Atlantis. Disembarkation in Santorini. Upon your arrival in Santorini you have a transfer to your selected hotel.
    Overnight: Santorini
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
     
  • Friday & Saturday – Santorini
    TTwo days free to explore Santorini, the volcanic island speculated to have been the Lost Atlantis. Awe-inspiring whitewashed houses perched on rocky cliffs and black sand beaches. A magnificent sunset that turns the horizon orange. Fine local wine and the chance to explore the capital Fira and the picturesque Oia. Need we say more?
    Overnight: Santorini
    Meals: 2 Breakfasts
     
  • Sunday – Return to Athens
    Morning transfer to the port for the ferry back to Athens. On arrival you will be met by our assistant and transferred from the port to your selected hotel in Athens. Rest of the day at leisure.
    Overnight: Athens
    Meals: Breakfast
     
  • Monday – Departure from Athens
    You will be met by our assistant at your hotel and transferred to the airport by our minibus or taxi driver for your departure flight.   
    Overnight: -
    Meals: Breakfast
  • Cruise itineraries are subject to change or to be cancelled by the shipping company with or without prior notice.
  • The shipping company reserves the right to substitute the cruise vessel with a similar one & also to amend the departure/arrival port at any time with or without prior notice
  • In Mykonos, Patmos, and Santorini disembarkation will be implemented by tender boats, as long as the weather permits it.
  • You are kindly requested to check with your Embassy/Consulate whether you need to obtain a multiple-entry Schengen visa for the above cruise itinerary, depending on your country of origin.
  • Please make sure your identification cards, passports and multiple entry Schengen visas are valid and up to date.

Seasons 2019:

  • Low Season March 18-April 29 & November 04-11
  • Medium Season May 06-August 26 & October 07-28
  • High Season September 02-30

Cabins available at the Celestyal Olympia:

  • Interiors: IA, IB, IC
  • Exteriors: XA, XB, XC
  • Suites: Junior Suite (SJ), Suite with Balcony (SB) and Large Suite (SG)
Rates per Person for all services outlined in Euros
Group 1
  • Athens at the 3-star hotel Central (standard room) or similar
  • Santorini at the 3-star hotel Astir Thira (volcano view room,sunset view room for 3 persons) or similar
SeasonTripleDoubleSingle
April 10 - 30 & Oct 01 - 311.1681.3081.985
May 01 - 311.1961.3522.069
June 01 - 30 & Sept 01 - 301.2441.4242.213
July 01 - Aug 311.2761.4722.313

Port taxes EUR 199

Group 2
  • Athens at the 4-star hotel Electra Athens (classic room) or similar
  • Santorini at the 4-star hotel Cliff side Suits (superior room sea view) or similar
SeasonTripleDoubleSingle
April 20 - May 15 & Oct 11 - 311.3721.5922.477
May 16 - June 181.4921.7482.789
June 19 - July 111.5521.8242.941
July 12 - Oct 101.6201.9163.125

Port taxes EUR 199

Group 3
  • Athens at the 5-star hotel Electra Metropolis (classic room,superior room for 3 persons) or similar
  • Santorini at the 4-star hotel Tholos Resort (superior suite caldera view) or similar
SeasonTripleDoubleSingle
April 01 - May 16 & Oct 01 - 311.6521.9203.213
May 17 - 31 & Sept 16 - 301.8722.2403.825
June 01 - Sept 151.9202.2883.925

Port taxes EUR 199

Cruise Supplements for Medium and High Season to the above rates
 

Medium Season supplement:

For cruise departures from May 04 to Aug 31, 2020 (included) & Oct 05-26 2020 (included)

  • Euros 75 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euros 110 per person in a twin cabin
  • Euros 145 for the single cabin

 

High Season Supplement:

For cruise departures from Sep 07 to 28, 2020 (included) 

  • Euros 155 per person in a triple cabin
  • Euros 230 per person in a twin cabin
  • Euros 300 for the single cabin